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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:43 pm 
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Very Nice Build - :beerchug:


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 10:34 pm 
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That is one beautiful frame, damn stunning!

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 4:54 pm 
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Nice :thumbup: :beerchug:

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:34 pm 
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very nice, if only the electrics could be removed, then it would be perfect!

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 7:12 am 
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Danngg,,I just bought moots vammots yesterday,,, :x ,,how come I didnt searched this company,, :x


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 10:10 pm 
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weight?

battery in seatpost?

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:28 pm 
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awesome scrummy build, DA parts look really good on this. infact everything looks good on it.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:07 am 
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hmm - funny I just logged on to post an update, couple of changes.

Yes a calfee di2 post, can't remember the last time i charged it, June I think!

3t ARX Ltd stem
3t Ergonova Ltd bar
Zipp 202's, 2012 beyond black

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sadly haven't got to ride it in new form yet but have a 105km sportif a week on saturday which should be a good test of the set up and will try to weight her before then...oh and some better photos to post here and send to the guys at Firefly!

I loved it before and now I am really pleased with the new parts.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2012 5:32 pm 
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Looks like the Di2 routing goes through the headtube. How does that work? Usually it goes in through the downtube. Do the wires just sit next to the fork?


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:39 am 
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Wiring does go through the head tube. Kevin did express concern re wear on the cable but it is, in my opinion, a negligeable risk. It is an oversized head tube with a tapered fork so there is actually a lot of space in there. Also how much do we actually steer by turning our bars on the road compared to leaning, I suggest not much it is not like having the wire running exposed through a bb with 90+ rpm. Finally, if it wears out then I'll replace it, I personally reckon it will be years and it will be time for a new group set by then anyway!

Ps I think it looks much neater and see this sort of wiring pattern as a nice added benefit of di2.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2012 4:00 pm 
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I can't see it being an issue either and it does look clean. Kudos again - Firefly is definitely on my short list (which seems to get longer all the time).


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2012 11:05 pm 
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Updated photo and build list - I think she is done!

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 10:17 pm 
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As a fellow FF Ti Road owner, I find your bike pretty stunning. My frame isn't quite as light (1,380 g with a 53.5 ST c-c) and my components aren't quite at your level, but man those guys know how to make a bike. [ bit.ly/SEZogF I'm new here so don't have enough posts to embed a photo]

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:49 am 
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weighed her in current guise - 6.47kg (from 15.01lbs or 6.82kg) - this is with:
FF Ti frame (1213g)
3T Rigida Ltd fork 1 1/8" to 1 1/5" tapered (324g uncut)
Chris King headset (134g)
3t ergonova LTD 40cm bar (178g)
3t ARX LTD 100mm stem (116g)
Debadged SRAM red 2012 170mm bb30 w/praxis 53/39 (514g)
Shimano Di2 Groupset (fr mech. 116g, rr mech.214g (probolt hanger bolt, enduro ceramic jockey wheels), sti's 130g*2, rr brake 150g, fr brake 151g, 11-23 cassette 170g, 7900 pedals 248g)
Debadged ZIPP 202 tubs w/conti competition 22/25s (fr 487g, rr 612g, tubs inc valve extenders & glue 579g)
Carbon ti skewers (35g)
Ratio seatpost binder (11g)
Ratio fr mech hanger (5g)
Edge/Calfee Di2 seat post (27.2*230 zero offset, 201g)
Prologo Scratch Nack saddle (168g)
King Ti cages*2 (28g*2)
SRAM PF30 bb
K-edge chain catcher (12g)

Actually not quite - new stem cap should arrive tomorrow to match the carbon ti skewers which will put her bang on 14.25lbs/6.465kg which I think is pretty damn good :D

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